US Marshals, police take suspect accused of Dayton homicide into custody

Miami Valley News

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Kendall D. Beasley was arrested Thursday morning by the U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and the Dayton Police Department in connection to the murder of 31-year-old Shanika Bogan.

According to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office, Bogan died following an incident in the 800 block of Uhrig Avenue. She was pronounced dead on Friday, April 30.

Bogan’s cause of death has not been determined by the coroner at this time. Police are expected to release more information about this case Thursday afternoon.

An arrest warrant was issued for 28-year-old Beasley, who according to police, killed Bogan “in the act of committing an offense of violence.” According to court records, police were able to identify Beasley because of an eyewitness.

The Dayton Police Department currently has Beasley in custody and is still investigating this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dayton Police Department at 937-333-COPS or Crime Stoppers at 937-222-STOP.

This is a developing story and WDTN.com will update it as we receive more information.

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